What therapies should I integrate into my ADHD treatment plan?
How should you treat adult ADHD? In this 8-part guide, you’ll find expert answers to the questions that will help you make key decisions about ADHD treatment.
A: CBT is a type of talk therapy that comes from the idea that many problems start with false or negative thoughts… | Keep reading on WebMD »
A: DBT is heavily based on CBT with one exception: It emphasizes validation, or accepting uncomfortable emotions before trying to change them… | Keep reading on ADDitude »
A: Coaches should normalize behaviors and ADHD symptoms, name them, bring them out into the open. Remember, a professional may be a client’s only point of reference for understanding ADHD… | Keep reading on ADDitude »
FINDING A COACH: What questions should I ask a prospective ADHD coach?
A: Do you work with clients who have challenges similar to mine? How long are the sessions? Do you… | Keep reading on ADDitude »
A: ACT goes beyond thoughts and feelings. At its core, ACT aims at using a person’s values as a guide for life, bringing people closer to their passions… | Keep reading on ADDitude »
PSYCHOTHERAPY: Can certain types of psychotherapy benefit my ADHD symptoms?
A: What are some signs a therapist might be a good fit for you? If you find someone who doesn’t rush, makes you comfortable, takes your concerns seriously,… | Keep reading on ADDitude »
FIRST-PERSON: “I Was Drowning in Negativity. CBT Was My Lifeline.”
“Negative thinking — and the peculiarly ADHD trait of making mountains out of molehills — was sending me into spirals of anxiety and rejection sensitive dysphoria. Then I discovered cognitive behavior therapy.” | Keep reading on ADDitude »
FREE DOWNLOAD: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for ADHD
Learn how CBT works for people with ADHD, what a session may look like, and where you can start searching for a competent therapist. | Download now on ADDitude »
EXPERT WEBINAR: How CBT Unlocks Positivity and Productivity
Expert Webinar with J. Russell Ramsay, Ph.D. | Listen now on ADDitude »
8-Part Guide to ADHD Treatment in Adults, from WebMD x ADDitude:
DECISION 1: How should I approach my ADHD treatment plan?
DECISION 2: Should I treat my ADHD symptoms with medication?
DECISION 3: How can I address the side effects associated with ADHD medication use?
DECISION 4: How should I integrate nutrition into my ADHD treatment plan?
DECISION 5: How should I integrate exercise & mindfulness into my ADHD treatment plan?
> DECISION 6: What therapies should I integrate into my ADHD treatment plan?
DECISION 7: How and when should I adjust my ADHD treatment plan for optimal benefit?
DECISION 8: How should I adjust my ADHD treatment plan if I have comorbid conditions?